Bug 137417 - CAN-2004-0940 mod_include local escalation
CAN-2004-0940 mod_include local escalation
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1
Classification: Red Hat
Component: apache (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Joe Orton
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2004-10-28 08:56 EDT by Mark J. Cox
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:06 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-12-13 14:26:25 EST
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Description Mark J. Cox 2004-10-28 08:56:43 EDT
Fixed in Apache httpd 1.3.33-dev

moderate: mod_include overflow CAN-2004-0940

A buffer overflow in mod_include could allow a local user who is
authorised to create server side include (SSI) files to gain the
privileges of a httpd child.

Found by exploit posted to k-otik on Oct21
Comment 1 Josh Bressers 2004-11-03 08:15:04 EST
This is RHSA-2004:600.
Comment 2 John Flanagan 2004-12-13 14:26:25 EST
An errata has been issued which should help the problem 
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being 
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files, 
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report 
if the solution does not work for you.


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